THE OAC WILL BE CLOSED FOR SERVICES AUGUST 26-SEPTEMBER 2, 2019. WE WILL REOPEN ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 AT 9AM.
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 12:30pm, Wednesday 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Central Outreach and Advocacy Center is open for services Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. On Wednesdays, in addition to the morning hours, we are also open from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise noted below. For further information about services, or to schedule an appointment for the food pantry or eye clinic, please call (404) 659-7119.
|Program/Service||Appointment Information||Eligibility and Service Limits|
|Birth Certificates (Georgia and out of state)||1st come/1st served; limited number each day||1 per lifetime; to obtain ID or for limited other purposes that must be documented|
|Georgia ID Cards||1st come/1st served||2 per lifetime|
|Emergency Food Pantry|
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays)
|Must call the business day before to make an appointment||Every 30 days; Proof of residence and ID for everyone in household|
|Appointments made prior to clinic – call for next available date||1 per lifetime|
|Reading Glasses||1st come/1st served||2 per year|
|Referrals: clothing, dental, medical, vision, mental health, substance abuse, legal, emergency shelter, homeless verification letters||1st come/1st served|
|Food Stamp Assistance|
|1st come/1st served||Must have some form of picture ID|
|Main Frame Job Readiness Program||Must attend orientation – call for next available date||Screened by Staff|
For a printable version of our programs and services, click here: 2019-Programs-and-Services
Art Ministry – Mondays and Thursdays
Food Co-op – 2nd and 4th Thursdays, must be a member (learn more)
Eye Clinic – next clinic scheduled for Sept. 24th. Call for more info.
Partner Agencies on Site at the OAC:
Mercy Care Nursing Team – 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month
Mercy Care HIV Testing – 3rd Friday and 4th Thursday of each month
Mercy Care Tb Testing – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays (tests read on 1st and 3rd Thursdays)
Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (help with disability applications) – 2nd and 4th Wednesdays
Community Friendship Housing – Mondays
Street to Home Initiative – Mondays
VI-SPDAT Housing Assessments – 4th Fridays
For more about our partner agencies see our PARTNERS page.